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Weather Policies and Information

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Here, you will find information regarding our policies and recommendations regarding the weather:

  • 30-minute Lighting Rule
  • Cold Weather Recommendations
  • Hot Weather Recommendations
  • Rain / Field Conditions / Cancellations

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COLD WEATHER RECOMMENDATIONS

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Follow the temperature (either ambient or with wind chill) recommendations below for cold weather.


TEMPERATURE / RECOMMENDATIONS

  • 46°or warmer 

Normal Play


  • 36°- 45°  

Additional clothing ALLOWED layered beneath uniform (long sleeves, long pants, gloves, mittens, hats without straps, jackets, and hooded sweatshirts).

-NOT ALLOWED: Ear muffs (head bands are okay) or Scarves


  • 35° or colder  

Suspend Play


Based on projected air temperature or wind-chill Index 2 hours prior to game / training time.

30-MINUTE LIGHTENING RULE

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Criteria for Safe Return to Practice or Game Area after seeing Lightning or hearing Thunder... the ’30-minute' Clock

  • Personnel should not return to the practice or game area until thirty (30) minutes have passed since the last lightning flash.
  • Each time lightning is observed and or thunder is hear, the ’30-minute clock’ is to be reset.
  • Blue skies in the local area and or a lack of rainfall are not adequate reasons to breach the 30-minute return-to-play rule. Lightning can strike up to ten (10) miles away from the rain shaft of a storm.
  • Your field staff and or supervisor will make the calls on the weather for all games.
  • All Coaches will need to follow the first three points above for practices.

HOT WEATHER RECOMMENDATIONS

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  • HEAT INDEX UNDER 95°
    Provide ample water. Water is always available and athletes have unrestricted access. Optional water breaks every 30 minutes for 10 minute time frames. Ice-down towels are available. Athletes should be monitored carefully. Re-check heat index every 30 minutes.
  • HEAT INDEX FROM 95° TO 104°
    Provide ample water. Water is always available and athletes have unrestricted access. Mandatory water breaks every 30 minutes for 10 minute time frames. Ice-down towels are available. Reduce time outside or move indoors to air conditioning if possible.  Postpone practice to later in the day if possible. Re-check heat index every 30 minutes.
  • HEAT INDEX FROM 105° AND ABOVE
    Stop all outside activity including practice or play. Stop all indoor activity if air conditioning is not available and the heat index indoors is 105° or greater. Re-check heat index every 30 minutes.

Rain / Field Conditions / Cancellations

Rain policy will be as follows:

Decisions will be made based on field conditions and threat of safety.  Decisions will be made by 4:00 P.M. on the day of a game or training.  Follow the FACEBOOK button below to direct you to our page for updated information for weather related cancellations.